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Topics: population growth

Is Immigration the Answer to the Current Economic Crisis?



13 October 2008—Vol. 10/ No. 43 Writing in the Wall Street Journal’s opinion section, Lee E. Ohanian urges the U.S. to respond to the turmoil in the financial markets by opening the door to more immigrants. “We should encourage the immigration of prime-age individuals,” he writes. “Increasing immigration would increase the demand for housing and raise home prices. And note that the benefit would be immediate. Home prices — and the value of subprime obligations …

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For the Record …



Editor’s Note: Thanks to the tireless efforts of Colin Mason, our Director of media Production and de facto public relations officer, PRI has received unprecedented coverage in print, on the radio, on television, and across the blogosphere. The following is but a taste of PRI’s appearance in the public eye. Steve Mosher, an expert colleague of SPUC and the president of the Population Research Institute (PRI), has written a very information [sic] piece about World …

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Population Growth Good for America, Expert Tells Fox



Front Royal, VA, 08/18/08 – Steven Mosher, president of the Population Research Institute, told FOX Business News that concerns that America is becoming overpopulated are groundless. Recent census bureau projections, quoted in the New York Times, predict that by 2042 the United States population will have risen by 100 million. America’s continuing population growth is a net positive, according to Mosher."Population growth is a multiplier of wealth," said Mosher to FOX Business host Stuart Varney. …

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Steven Mosher to Speak Against Population Control at Heritage Foundation Book Event



Front Royal, VA, 06/05/08 – Steven W. Mosher, President of the Population Research Institute and author of the recently published work, Population Control – Real Costs, Illusory Benefits, will appear at a Heritage Foundation Book Event on Friday, June 13th, at 12:00 noon.In Population Control – Real Costs, Illusory Benefits, Mosher writes about how, for over half a century, those committed to population control have perpetrated a gigantic, costly, and inhumane fraud upon the human …

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Welcoming Baby 6,666,666,666: PRI Celebrates the Latest Population Milestone



  19 May 2008     Vol. 10 / No. 20 Welcoming Baby 6,666,666,666: PRI Celebrates the Latest Population Milestone According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the world’s 6,666,666,666th person was born on May 10th. The occasion gave rise to the usual calls for more population control to stave off a demographic disaster. According to Overpopulation.net, the only thing this number shows us is that we have “passed our sustainability,” and that the population crash the world …

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300 Million and Immigration: Separating the Issues



America’s population reached 300 million people in October. Those of us who see people as a resource celebrated, especially since we recognize the need for more workers to support America’s baby boomers in their impending retirement. Yet even many who have a pro-people attitude and recognize our worsening worker-retiree ratio have problems with America’s current immigration levels. Sometimes, this spills over into hostility toward population growth per se. It’s past time to separate these two …

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300 Million and Immigration: Separating the Issues



13 October 2006   Volume 8 / Number 40 Dear Colleague: Population growth benefits America, whatever the flaws of our current immigration system. 300 Million and Immigration: Separating the Issues America’s population will reach 300 million people on Tuesday morning. Those of us who see people as a resource will celebrate, especially since we recognize the need for more workers to support America’s baby boomers in their impending retirement. Yet even many who have a pro-people …

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The Small Problem of Suburban Sprawl



September 15, 2006 Volume 8, number 36 Dear Colleague: Believe it or not, one can accurately call suburban sprawl the “1% issue.” It is no more important than that. Steven W. Mosher President The Small Problem of Suburban Sprawl As America’s population nears 300 million, she faces the small problem ofsuburban sprawl. Why small? Because contrary to the impression made by the mainstream media, environmentalists, and suburban home-owners opposed to letting others become suburban home-owners, …

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